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Jallikattu held in Madurai, 36 bull tamers injured

Thirty-six people were injured, one of them seriously, in a Jallikattu event held at Avanipuram in Madurai district amid high security on Sunday in which more than 900 bulls were used, police......

PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Pepsi, Coke can use water from Tamil Nadu river: Madras HC

The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday dismissed a couple of public interest litigation petitions filed against the supply of Tamirabarani surface water to industries set up by......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

Hayden offers worship at Madurai shrine

IMAGE: Former Australian captain Matthew Hayden. Photograph: Twitter. Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden visited the Meenakshi temple in Madurai on Tuesday. As part of a day's visit to......

Umpire Ward stable after blow to head during Ranji match

Australian umpire John Ward is stable after sustaining a blow to the head while officiating in India's Ranji Trophy on Tuesday. Ward was struck in the head in the 48th over from a full-blooded shot......
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Heat wave conditions back in TN

After a brief spell of rainfall due to southwest monsoon, heat wave conditions prevailed in Tamil Nadu for the last two days with weather office... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624614/heat-wave-conditions-back-tn.html
Why are TN police so keen to jail anti-nuke activist?

'All this for only one reason -- that I oppose the government's nuclear power policy.''They will not break my resolve.''I will stand by my... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/why-are-tn-police-so-keen-to-jail-anti-nuke-activist/20170720.htm
Podanur residents petition railway officials for more trains

Around 50 residents of a village arrived at the Podanur railway junction here in five bullock carts and attempted to enter the station premises,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/podanur-residents-petition-railway-officials-for-more-trains-117071801052_1.html
Plea to stop water supply to PepsiCo,Coca Cola units dismissed

The Madras high court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking a ban on the supply of Tamirabarani river water to 22 industrial units, including that of... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/jun/28/plea-to-stop-water-supply-to-pepsicococa-cola-units-dismissed/c849196f2a36838358c01818fee4f407
PM Modi says Emergency a black night

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, during his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', remembered the Emergency imposed on this day in 1975,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pm-modi-says-emergency-a-black-night-2483755

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